BC Interior: Golfer Profiles

Gallagher Canyon’s Peter Hopley Keeps His Commitment to Junior Golf Close to Home

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:22 Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:11


For Peter Hopley, junior golf is a family matter.

Kelowna's Gallagher's Canyon Golf & Country Club – where Hopley provides direction as Executive Professional and General Manager – is home to one of B.C.'s most successful youth golf programs. Boasting the nine-hole executive Pinnacle Course in addition to the award-winning championship Canyon Course, Gallagher's Canyon provides course access appropriate to players of all ages and skill levels.



Edwards Remains A Work In Progress

Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2008 08:10 Friday, 22 August 2008 07:35

Vernon's Cody Edwards Is Keeping An Eye On His Education As Well As His Future In Golf At South Wesleyan University In South Carolina - Image Courtesy Cody Edwards
It’s hard for Cody Edwards to say exactly when he knew he’d become a part-time resident of the United States.



Pettersen Poised for Power Trip

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2008 15:06 Wednesday, 02 July 2008 14:48

Looking Vintage John Dalyesque...The Backswing, Not The Physique...Kelowna's Jesse Pettersen Is Committed To Becoming The Best Long Drive Specialist In The World - Photo Courtesy Jesse Pettersen
Kelowna Native Eyes World Long Drive Championship

Imagine for a moment that you have established yourself among the best in the world in a particular discipline, yet on the home front you are unable to find a suitable place to continue honing your skills.



No Magic In Miami ....

Last Updated on Monday, 12 November 2007 23:33 Saturday, 10 November 2007 05:24

Unfortunately A Promising Start To The Year Didn't Continue All The Way Due To Injuries For Chris, But He'll Be Gunning For His PGA Tour Card At Q-School In California
This is the fifth in a series of columns from Chris about his experiences playing on the Nationwide Tour....the training circuit for the PGA Tour.

My year finished inauspiciously, needing some magic in Miami at the final event of the season, all I was able to find was a nasty flu bug and a shortage of birdies.



Hockey Season Signals Home Stretch On Nationwide Tour

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 November 2007 05:00 Saturday, 06 October 2007 04:29

Vancouver Canuck Fan Chris Baryla Sees The Start Of Hockey Season As The Signal For The Home Stretch In His Quest For A PGA Tour Card On The Nationwide Circuit
This is the fourth in a series of columns from Chris about his experiences playing on the Nationwide Tour....the training circuit for the PGA Tour.

Hockey season is kicking off which means the home stretch of the Nationwide Tour season is upon us. Four more events remain before the Tour Championship at Barona Creek in San Diego.



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